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PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 12:40 am 
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How fast does the pa go with a normal constant pace of peddling the mirage drive?


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:46 am 
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Depends upon your personal cadence and what you find comfortable, but I have no trouble keeping mine at 2 to 3 MPH for a long, long time. Can go much faster in spurts, of course.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 6:46 am 
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I agree with Tom. I was out last night after work doing a little fishing. Just casually peddling I'm usually at 2-3 mph. The perfect trolling speed for me is about 1-1.5 mph and that's done with slow alternating peddles. Last night I wanted to see what type of sustained speed I could make heading in and managed to hold it at 5 mph for quite a ways. But to do that it took a good workout on the pedals.

There was very little if any breeze and my lake was pretty smooth at the time. My wife's Revo 11 is a lot quicker the few times I've taken it out. But it's a lot narrower. I need to try it with the turbo fins off the PA. I'm sure it will fly then!

The picture below will give you an idea of the lake conditions.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:02 am 
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In my PA-14, I find that my pedaling speed pretty much matches walking speed at a given rate of foot movement. In other words, it just about matches how I'd move at a given left-right pace while walking.

Pet Peeve Alert: "Peddling" means selling door to door. Mirage drives don't have peddles and we don't peddle our Hobies.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:12 am 
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RockyRaab wrote:
In my PA-14, I find that my pedaling speed pretty much matches walking speed at a given rate of foot movement. In other words, it just about matches how I'd move at a given left-right pace while walking.

Pet Peeve Alert: "Peddling" means selling door to door. Mirage drives don't have peddles and we don't peddle our Hobies.



LOL...sorry my friend. I should have typed "pedaling".

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:37 am 
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[quote="RockyRaab" Pet Peeve Alert: "Peddling" means selling door to door. Mirage drives don't have peddles and we don't peddle our Hobies.[/quote]

I bet if I could sell Hobies door to door I would make killing!!!


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